Federal Charges for Bank Robbers

Three people are facing federal charges after stealing 2 thousand 588 dollars from Callaway bank in Columbia on Thursday. The United State Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, Tom Larson, announced yesterday Damien Powell, Quinton Wilson and Larome Humphrey are charged with armed robbery. Powell and Humphrey allegedly entered the bank at 1:44 PM […]

Man Arrested in Connection to Burglary

A Mexico man is facing charges after an arrest early this (Friday) morning in connection with a burglary. According to Mexico Public Safety 24 year old Austin Abel was found to be in possession of items stolen from a building in the 200 block of North Grand Street. Abel was taken to the Audrain County […]

Two Separate Drug Busts in Mexico Leads to 7 Arrests

Two separate drug busts in Mexico last (Thursday) night leads to the arrest of 7 people. According to police the first search warrant was served at 812 Holt Street where Penny M. Doedli was arrested after meth, marijuana, and multiple prescription medications were found. The 2nd search warrant was served at 1305 East Liberty Street […]

Boonville Schools Looking at Changes to School Bullying Policy

The Boonville School District is working on making some changes to its bullying policy. Sarah Marriott Asssistant Superintendent of the Boonville School District says they started a bullying advisory committee at the beginning of the year. Marriott says the school board will look at whether they want to make revisions to its current bullying police […]

Names Released in Columbia Bank Robbery Arrests

The names of the 3 people accused of robbing the Callaway Bank in Columbia are being released. According to the Columbia Police Department they arrested 26 year old Larome Demetrius Humphrey from Tennessee, 24 year old Damien Deshun Powell from Columbia and 21 year old Quinton Terrance Wilson. Charges range from robbery, armed criminal action […]

Boonville Robbery Suspects in Custody

2 suspects believed to be involved in a robbery in Booneville last week are in custody. According to Booneville Police 2 black males that are suspected of the robbing the Break Time on Pioneer Street last Thursday, were detained in another county for a similar incident. The names of the suspects have yet to be […]

Columbia Police Investigating Shooting

Columbia Police are still investigating a shooting last (Wednesday) night at the 1400 block of Greensboro Drive. According to police it happened just before 9:30, when a dark colored SUV pulled up and fired rounds at 2 men in the area. A 17 year old boy was hit in the hand, and had non-life threatening […]

Community R-6 Looking for Tax Levy Increase

The Van-Far Community R-6 School District will be asking voters to approve a .58 cent tax levy increase on the August ballot. According to the school the need for the money is due to declining revenues to the tune of five hundred thousand dollars and increasing health care costs over the last 5 years. If […]

New Bloomfield Woman Injured in Jefferson City Car Crash

A New Bloomfield woman is taken to a local hospital with injuries after a 1 car accident in Jefferson City last night. (Wednesday) According to Jefferson City Police it happened just after 8 when 19 year old Brooke Jenkins was traveling east on US 50/63 lost control of her vehicle went of the road and […]

New Radio System for Audrain County Sheriff’s Department

The Audrain County Sheriff’s Department is moving to a new radio system. The department reports that effective May 1st they will be moving from the conventional 2 way radio system to a system known as the Missouri Statewide Inter-operability network. Audrian County Sheriff Matt Oller says the system was devised in the aftermath of 911. […]